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Best music movie?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by filter, Jul 13, 2003.


  1. filter

    filter

    Jun 7, 2003
    Atl, GA
    :)
    Whats your favorite music movie?
    Crossroads is on TV now. Love this movie.
     
  2. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Blues Brothers rules, and The Commitments was quite good.

    Crossroads sucked except for Vai and Cooder's playing, Roadhouse except for Jeff Healey.

    [EDIT]How could I forget Spinal Tap - goes to 11...
     
  3. Movies about music? I'd have to say CB4 :D
     
  4. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    Wayne's World

    -or-

    This Is Spinal Tap
     
  5. :ninja: ...live scenes from new york... :ninja:
     
  6. ARA punk

    ARA punk

    Jul 11, 2001
    USA, Shelby, NC
    Empire Records.
     
  7. ARA punk

    ARA punk

    Jul 11, 2001
    USA, Shelby, NC
    Empire Records.
     
  8. Airheads!
    The Wall.
     
  9. i saw this cool movie on IFC with Sean Penn as a crazy jazz guitarist... but i don't remember what it was called.
     
  10. shine (i think thats the name of it...) is pretty good. its about that piano player that was insanely good, but sorta mentally retarded, excellent music related movie (ture story too)
     
  11. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Another good one is Swing Kids, about a little-known subculture in nazi Germany.
     
  12. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    I liked the blues brothers movies. No real preference for the 1st or second, both have some great songs.(though that little kid is a LITTLE annoying:p )


    I'm sure the last waltz is pretty good, I haven't seen it yet, but I read the bands biography/memoirs thing written by the drummer(levon helm) and they do kick ass.

    Six String Samurai is also reall good, it's silly as hell, but there are some good songs, and some nice symbolism.
     
  13. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Deptford, NJ
    i agree with ARA...Empire Records
     
  14. LoJoe

    LoJoe

    Sep 5, 2002
    Concord, NC USA.
    I have a soft spot for "Eddie and The Cruisers". Circa 1983. If I watched it again now though, it would probably seem tacky and outdated so I avoid it and just hang on to the memory of what a great movie I thought it was 20 years ago.
     
  15. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Spinal Tap
    Blues Brothers 1 & 2
    Almost Famous
    Commitments - "I'm black, and I'm proud!"
    Six String Samurai
    Airheads

    Do musicals count, or just movies about music?
     
  16. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    Does SLC Punk count as music oriented, or is it more "punk lifestyle" oriented?
     
  17. More punk lifestyle. Good movie though. Makes you think, brought me much pain doing that.
     
  18. Video Plasty, and Spinal Tap, Man, I haven't even seen it yet, and it ruled!
     
  19. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    I never saw the young ones as a troupe. When I think of troupes, I think Firesign Theater and The Kids in the Hall.

    I gotta put La Bamba up there. Killer soundtrack.
     
  20. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    I'd say it's just about growing up. Not really about the punk lifestyle, that's just the vehicle used to convey the movies message.